Definitions for conclusionkənˈklu ʒən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•clu•sionkənˈklu ʒən(n.)

  1. the end or close; final part.

  2. the last main division of a discourse, usu. containing a summary of points and a statement of opinion or decisions.

    Category: Rhetoric

  3. a result, issue, or outcome.

  4. a reasoned deduction or inference.

  5. a final decision or judgment reached after consideration.

  6. a settlement or arrangement.

  7. a proposition concluded or inferred from the premises of an argument.

    Category: Philosphy

  8. the formal closing of a plea, in which the jury is given an issue of fact to decide. the concluding matter in a complaint.

    Category: Law

  9. Category: Grammar

    Ref: apodosis .

Idioms for conclusion:

  1. in conclusion,lastly; to conclude.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of conclusion:

1300–50; ME < L conclūsiō=conclūd(ere) to conclude+-tiō -tion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decision, determination, conclusion(noun)

    a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration

    "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"; "his conclusion took the evidence into account"; "satisfied with the panel's determination"

  2. conclusion(noun)

    an intuitive assumption

    "jump to a conclusion"

  3. stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, close(noun)

    the temporal end; the concluding time

    "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"

  4. ending, conclusion, finish(noun)

    event whose occurrence ends something

    "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

  5. conclusion, ratiocination(noun)

    the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)

  6. termination, ending, conclusion(noun)

    the act of ending something

    "the termination of the agreement"

  7. conclusion(noun)

    a final settlement

    "the conclusion of a business deal"; "the conclusion of the peace treaty"

  8. conclusion, end, close, closing, ending(noun)

    the last section of a communication

    "in conclusion I want to say..."

  9. decision, determination, conclusion(noun)

    the act of making up your mind about something

    "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. conclusion(noun)ənˈklu ʒən

    a decision made after considering sth

    He came to the conclusion that it was too dangerous.; We reached the conclusion that some data is missing.

Wiktionary

  1. conclusion(Noun)

    The end, finish, close or last part of something.

  2. conclusion(Noun)

    The outcome or result of a process or act.

  3. conclusion(Noun)

    A decision reached after careful thought.

    The board has come to the conclusion that the proposed takeover would not be in the interest of our shareholders.

  4. conclusion(Noun)

    In an argument or syllogism, the proposition that follows as a necessary consequence of the premises.

  5. Origin: From Old (and modern) French conclusion, or Latin conclusio, from the past participle stem of concludere ‘conclude’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conclusion(noun)

    the last part of anything; close; termination; end

  2. Conclusion(noun)

    final decision; determination; result

  3. Conclusion(noun)

    any inference or result of reasoning

  4. Conclusion(noun)

    the inferred proposition of a syllogism; the necessary consequence of the conditions asserted in two related propositions called premises. See Syllogism

  5. Conclusion(noun)

    drawing of inferences

  6. Conclusion(noun)

    an experiment, or something from which a conclusion may be drawn

  7. Conclusion(noun)

    the end or close of a pleading, e.g., the formal ending of an indictment, "against the peace," etc

  8. Conclusion(noun)

    an estoppel or bar by which a person is held to a particular position

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conclusion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2051

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conclusion' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2537

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conclusion' in Nouns Frequency: #627


Translations for conclusion

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

conclusion(noun)

an end

the conclusion of his speech.

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